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steam chest

noun
1.
the chamber from which steam enters the cylinder of an engine.
Also called steam box.
Origin of steam chest
1790-1800
1790-1800
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steam-chest

noun
1.
a chamber that encloses the slide valve of a steam engine and forms a manifold for the steam supply to the valve
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